What is a lincoln project?
The Lincoln project is an American based political Action Committee which was formed in late 2019 by several current and former republicans. The Lincoln project was named after Abraham Lincoln. It’s a political Action Committee. The main aim of the committee is to prevent the re-election of Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election and defeat his supporters in the US. The committee was announced on 17 December 2019 in New York Times by George Conway, Steve Smith, John Weaver and Rick Wilson.
History of Lincoln project
” You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” – Abraham Lincoln
February 27, 1860, Lincoln delivered a very popular and tremendous speech during his campaign at Cooper Union to be the first Republican president. several members of the committee spoke about the same. Stuart Stevens had been the chief strategist for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign in 2012. He had worked for George V. Bush and bob doll Jeff timmer the advisor of the project. On 2, June 2020, the project officially announced the release date of their podcast and it is named as republicans defeating Trump which later renamed as the Lincoln project which was hosted by Ron steslow. In fact, earlier the members of Lincoln project advisory board also wrote that we have never backed a democratic for president but Trump must be defeated the other argued that Trump was not qualified to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Who exactly funds the Lincoln project?
Stephen Mandel the topmost contributor who gave 1 million dollars to this project also Ron Conway the Silicon Valley investor, Mitchell Moritz and Chris Tucker, Hollywood producer David Geffen, financer Andrew Redleaf, Walmart heiress and philanthropist Christy Walton, Martha Karsh who helped in the fundraising and other expenditures of the Lincoln project. Approximately 59% of group total fundraising comes from small donors the group’s’ expenses are mostly in producing, buying and placing ads.
Michael Steel joins the anti-Trump group
Michael Steele the former RNC chair joins anti-Trump group being part of the group as a political analyst for MSNBC he made the announcement to host Nicole Wallace on Monday afternoon Saying -” Today is the day where things should matter and you need to take stock of what matters to you and the kind of leader you want to lead in these moments. And for me ain’t him.” Michael Steele was the first African-American to serve as chairman of the RNC and was also the first African-American to be elected to statewide office in Maryland serving as Luton and governor from 2003 to 2007. He further said – “ I get my role as a former National chairman I get it but I am an American I get my role as a former party leader I am still an American and these things matter to me more than aligning myself with the party that has clearly decided it would rather be sycophantic then principled.”
The project launching ‘ Lincoln women ‘, conducted by eminent GOP women.
Aim of these amazing women from different states and the different background is to see exclusive Donald Trump to be voted out of the White House come election Lincoln project called Lincoln women launched just a few days before the Republican Party to be set to nominate Trump for a second presidential term. Jennifer horn co-founder of the Lincoln project and also the former chairman of the new Hampshire Republican Party said – “we know that women will play a critical role in defeating Donald Trump in this election and she also mentioned- the women who were brought on board all have one Distinguishing feature.”
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